N. GROSVENORDALE, Conn. - Judy and Jim Cournoyer lost their 29-year old son Charles five years ago on March 30. The immediate cause was a car accident; the longer-term contributing factor was a mental illness: schizoaffective disorder.
Schizophrenia most often develops in men in their early to mid-20s, and that was the case with Charles. Always a loving, generous person, a hard-working contractor, and attending college to... Read More
The first 25 people to purchase perennials from the Plant Sale on the Common will receive a free Kousa Dogwood Tree!
If you are passionate about gardening and love beautiful plants and garden accessories, then your gardening season isn’t complete without a visit to the Grafton Garden Club’s Annual Perennial Plant Sale on the Common, Saturday, May 10, 2014.
In its 75th year, the Plant Sale has become a Grafton tradit... Read More
DUDLEY - Finding a reliable auto mechanic is like mining for gold. When you find one you’re happy with you stick with them and recommend them to your friends whenever you can. Jason Rousseau of Pro Automotive is happily celebrating his first anniversary! With more than 20 years of experience in all phases of auto repair, Jason began PRO Automotive a year ago. He attributes his success so far in large part to... Read More
AUBURN - NV Candles, a clever name for candles that you really want to have. The shop recently moved to a convenient location near the intersection of Rts. 20 and 146, at the site of the former Gift Chalet (which moved its business to strictly online sales). Watch for the sign and you can see the little chalet at the end of the parking lot.
NV Candles started out as the dream hobby of Veronika Skoromn... Read More
I didn’t go easy into this entire recycling concept as it seemed liked it was just one more task among many that sounded great and doable at the time, but would eventually end up being my responsibility. Like when the kids were younger and begged me for a hamster (or kitten, dog, etc.), pleading with promises to “clean the cage every day” and “we’ll make sure he has fresh food and water before we go to sch... Read More
Harrington Hospital has been awarded the highest possible Hospital Safety Score rating -- an A -- by a prestigious independent rating agency.
This marks the fourth consecutive rating period in which Harrington has been awarded a Hospital Safety Score of A. Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nat... Read More
Thought we would never get to the first day in May. Finally, the good weather is on us. If you are a high school baseball fan, you can see a real good match-up tomorrow in Dudley as the two top teams in the area will be playing for bragging rights.The Oxford Pirates will be visiting the Shepherd Hiil campus to take on the Division 1 Rams. Oxford had 8 wins entering the beginning of the week and weather permitting the Pirates (8-2... Read More
OXFORD/MILLBURY – Bob Leveillee, owner of Pizza Post, plays Mr. Oxford in the psychological courtroom drama Justice is Mind, which continues a national screening tour at the Elm Draught House Cinema in Millbury on Monday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the box office. Millbury will mark the 18th screening of Justice is Mind.
Set in the near future where advanced M... Read More
CHARLTON- In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Harrington HealthCare System, the Harrington Auxiliary and Sturbridge Lyme Awareness of Massachusetts (S.L.A.M.) are coming together to host a special public event “It’s Time We Talk About Lyme” on Saturday, May 10 at the Charlton Public Library.
The seminar will be held inside Dexter Hall at 1 p.m.
“To bring further awareness and education to our... Read More